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their support for the environment by banning plastic shopping bags. we sent kpix 5's len ramirez to find out the pros and cons. >> reporter: allen, i'm here in san jose. and san jose was one of the first big cities to have a bag ordinance in effect. it's been going on for more than a year so a lot of folks are getting used to the idea. and regular shoppers say it is now the new normal. >>> reporter: life after the plastic bag ban in san jose. >> i'm glad you asked. >> reporter: a year and five months since it's been on the books, and it's not a sad sack story for jill malone. >> you know, i just have a bunch of bags in my car. if i forget sometimes i just put the food in a cart and i put it -- bag it in the trunk m i think it>> rte but others complain about paying the extra dime f recyclable bag if they come shopping without them. >> it's a pain to buy them when i forget them. >> reporter: more cities are banning plastic bags including 12 new cities in san mateo county. plastic bags end up as litter, clog storm drains, don't biodegrade as easily and most are made out of unrecyclable material
created a tense environment for many american muslims. while authorities have not released any information linking the alleged attack to religion, american muslims fear that the minds of some are already made up. >> it is a unique thing being a minority within the united states. it is not often like a when a white christian blows something up. and it is a fine line, there is a feeling of dread we're hoping they're not muslim. however, in the bay area we have some reports of hate incidents. fortunately, nothing has escalated to violence with people being confronted to that because of their apparent".their apparent religion." >> zarha goes on to say that muslims like herself, who are civil rights lawers, doctors and teachers are representatives of the larger american muslim community and what they want to contribute to the united states. >> the giants are not taking any chances at a-t-and- t park. for last night's ball game, once again they stepped up security precautions. although there were long lines, most fans were in good spirits and went with the flow. >> better safe than sorry. >> thi
tanks and a restroom structure. the city knew the environment was being impacted drastically. they realize this is a short- term solution but are working on funding more programs and more affordable house. >> we live in a beautiful community. the weather is very nice. encampments will always be at some level. >> reporter: outreach reporters have been trying to build a rapport for those at this site. so far 200 have joined programs. others have refused. >> i don't like them. i just don't like them at all. >> reporter: the cleanup will cost roughly $100,000. the city will pay half of that, the water district will pay the other half of that. back out here live, the city plans on putting up roadblocks here to prevent the homeless from using their vehicles to go down to the creek. they also plan on using private security to patrol the area. reporting live from janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> there are several new developments this noontime one week after the boston marathon bombings. brian flores is live in the newsroom with the charges of lone surviving suspect faces
environment. [ sniffing ] [ seagulls squawking ] we didn't have u-verse back in my day. you couldn't just... guys... there you are. you know you couldn't just pause a show in one room, then... where was i... you couldn't pause a show in one room then start playing it in another. and...i'm talking to myself... [ male announcer ] call to get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. >> this according to boston city council president who says this surveillance video is from lord and taylor department store near where the second bomb exploded. he says he's not shore it operates at actually identified the person, but the fbi is not saying much. they delayed one press conference this afternoon and they canceled another so were looking for answers. at one point today, seven respectful media organizations reported an arrest had been made. so a lot of conclusion. the fbi boston police denied any arrests have been made. we're certainly offering all developments out of boston and we will update you as we learn more. >> these are pictures of nude pictures
legislation, and i'm really looking forward to making sure that we keep our environment pristine. >> also in daly city today an earth day event that encouraged people to drop off anything they wanted to get rid of at the dump. nearby there was a beach cleanup day and similar events across the bay area. anthony slaughter, monday is earth day and it's going to be warm out there. >> today was very warm by all means. in fact, this is the beginning of a very warm trend that's going to kick in over the next couple of days. and monday is when the heat peaks out, diane. temperatures today looked like this. we were at 79 in san jose, 73 in san francisco. 80 in santa rosa and even 80 down in santa cruz. day plan yes for tomorrow does include lots of sunshine at the coast. temperatures. out in the mid 70s bayside, 70 degrees inland. that's where we're going to see the warmest air. 87 degrees for our inland valleys. and if that's not warm enough for you hang on. this is what we're experiencing for monday. temperatures all across the board really from san up to livermore. we're going to be close to 90
san francisco. county officials say the reusable bags are just much better for the environment. one shopper she had she agreed after seeing them floating around in the breeze in her neighborhood. >> i saw a bag fly away. i like this idea. >> but you have to remember to bring all your bags when you shop. >> i put in the car. >> i think it's smart. i just think it's one more thing for us parents to remember but i think it's a good idea. i have no problems with it whatsoever. we're very well prepared. we've been worrying about this for months so it's not a surprise. >> signs are up near the doors letting people know what's going on. san mateo, carlos, redwood city and east palo alto will follow soon with this same rule. the law basically applies to grocery stores, convenience stores, but not to restaurants. plastic bags can be used for produce, meat and prescriptions if needed. today shoppers telling us if they bought a little extra, paid a little more than they intended to, they were actually given free bags, reusable bags to get them started. they were pretty pleased with that. repor
and to the environment, as well. >> crews expect this to be a multiday clean-up job. the city did a sweep of the area last year in october. >>> there are fewer air traffic controllers on the job this morning. those positions across the country are being furloughed due to the federal spending cuts. ke l.a.x. chico's o'hare could delays from 10 minutes to an hour and if flight controllers at sfo escape the furloughs, bay area travelers may still feel the pinch. >> we could locally have no issues. but if another airport has a staffing shortage, has congestion, we could see delays to and from the locations. >> airlines filed a lawsuit against the federal aviation administration on friday asking a federal court to stop the furloughs of air traffic controllers. faa officials declined comment on the suit. >>> a member of the oakland school board will become the district's acting superintendent soon. gary yee was named a candidate for the job today. the school board is due to vote on the appointment on wednesday. yee has been on the school board since 2003 and he is in line to replace superintendent tony smi
of the solution is simple, getting more officers on the streets. >> that rockridge is a target-rich environment. and with police response times not that great and with a shortage of police officers, crime is bound to go up. >> reporter: and the mayor's budget includes funding for additional police officers. and kalb says he would like to see a minimum of 800 from the current number of 640 in the next two years. and as for the shooting, the victim is expected to recover, and the gunman is still at large. a $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest. live in oakland tonight, monte francis, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, monte. >>> in san lorenzo, homicide investigators are at the scene of a suspicious death. the victim is a woman in her 50s who was found at 3:00 this morning lying in a pool of blood in her driveway. a neighbor found her on silver leaf drive near east 14 street. a man who lives a few doors down told us everyone who lives in the neighborhood belongs to a homeowners association, and the area is regularly patrolled by security. the woman's name has not been
to bring a little kin to the environment. here's some of what you said. r.d. copeland tweeted us, i build raw bale and ear plasr homes. can you explain what that means? >> he's got two brothers. >> i was thinking the same thing. >> we applaud him for what he's doing. >> i bet it smells goodtoo. >> another one. lindsay says her forite way to save the planet,sing cloth apers an wipes. >> i heard about that when i had my daughter. >> and then what happened? >> i think i tried it for, like, two days. >> you have to watch them. i thought the smell, and the sink is full of you know what. >> why do you hate the environment? >> willie! >> giada knows being green is a ar round deal. she's been working with ks in an elementary school in l.a. to plant a gardennd grow their own food. >> that's terrific. >> how did this come about? >> what i did in partnership with my agency is that we adopted the school i compton, californ. it's foster elementa, and there's a lot of actual kids who are foster kids in the school. what i really wanted to do tru was just allow them to have a pleasant, fun, educational e
on the environment and wildlife. let's look at where the ban applies. these include grocery stores, convenience stores, pharmacies as well as other shops. the ban does not include restaurants food takeouts or bags used for produce, meat, bulk foods d prescription meds. we want to make note, if you don't have that reusable bag handy starting today here in those san mateo county cities, you will have to pay 10 cents for a paper bag and that fee is going up in 2015. it will go up to 25 cents per paper bag. so it's a good investment to make right now. live in menlo park, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> by the end of the year, at least 17 cities in san mateo county will have implemented that plastic bag ban. >>> new this morning, it turns out a new waterfront development deal in oakland requires a substantial down payment from taxpayers. our own phil matier reports that to help swing the deal with chinese backing, oakland has agreed to spend about $25 million in unused redevelopment money. that money would be used to buy two parcels of land from the signature development group. >>> later today oakland sch
environment. in fact, speech to text actually look longer than traditional testing, due to the need to correct errors in the electronic transcription. some 35 percent of drivers admit to read a text or an e mail while they're driving at any given month, with 26 percent admitting that they were typing one, according to the data from paying a eight.aaa >> . we will be right back. hey! did you know that honey nut cheerios has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! ♪ wow. [ buzz ] delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? bee happy. bee healthy. with clusters of flakes and o's. oh, ho ho... it's the honey sweetness. i...i mean, you...love. >> the time now is 5:45 a.m., here is a look at some of the top stories that we are falling. a tense standoff is happening right now east oakland, a man wanted in a late-night shooting has barricaded himself on the 1100 block of 65th avenue, near the colosseum gardens. if it has been going on for over seven hours. we have a live crew on the scene and wi
but not faulty aggression. he has to be able to work in different environments and have the drive. >> they look like german shepherds but they're not, correct? >> correct. this is a belgian. they're very similar. dutch shepherd german shepherd and this one. >> i remember the raids carried out on osama bin laden's compound that we learned about a mall inroy. his name was cairo, is that correct? >> that's correct. >> that's the first time i got the sense that wow, these are dogs with elite units. >> absolutely it's something that has. been -- >> what do they do? why is it so critical to have a dog? >> the primary thing for them is bomb detection. to have the ability for a dog to be able to move out in front is priceless. >> and i kept -- when did this start happening? did somebody say let's bring a dog and somebody said that's not a good idea or did somebody say, that is a good idea? >> dogs have been used since man existed but special operations started using them in vietnam and then after that the programs were largely disbanded and after 9/11 it was decided s
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chemicals that poison our water... and harm wildlife. and millions... are polluting our environment. [ sniffing ] [ seagulls squawking ] >>> row, row, row your boat. a live look there at crew. wow, they are really going this morning. yeah, it's going to be a warm day. find some water if you can. >> five snow boarders have died in what officials are calling colorado's deadliest avalanche in five decades. it happened yesterday afternoon near loveland pass about 50 miles west of denver. authorities say six snowboarders were on the almost 12,000 foot high pass when all of a sudden the snow gave way. >> they triggered a slide. at least one of them was able to bail off to the side and partially buried, but he was able to get himself out and call for help. >> authorities say the avalanche was about 600 feet wide and 8 feet deep. right now, authorities say the avalanche danger in colorado is at a 30 year high due to a lack of snow. >>> some people in the town of west, texas, are being allowed back into their homes for the first time since that deadly fertilizer explosion. a curfew is sti
driving environment. in each case, drivers and about twice as long to react as they did when they warned that taxing. i contact to the roadway also degrees, no matter which taxing method was used. in fact, speech to text ashley took longer than traditional taxing, due to the need to correct the errors in the electronic transcription. some 35 percent of drivers and it's a reading a text or e-mail while driving in any given month, while 26 per but percent admitted to typing one, according to data from aaa. u.s. transportation secretary ray lahood and the national highway traffic safety administration will hold a press conference call at 10 this morning to make an important announcement regarding the department's ongoing distracted writing campaign. >> a live shot from our james lick cam, we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] you think you know me. i'm just red carpets and big spectacles. but that's only the beginning. i have more than one red carpet. i like all sorts of spectacles. from the grandiose to the impromptu... to the completely unexpected. and the most epic thrill ride this cit
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